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Walks not enough
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Braves 6, Mets 3
Mike Pelfrey allowed five runs on nine hits and four walks. (Ed Betz/AP)
The Mets showed plenty of patience against Jair Jurrjens, coaxing three bases-loaded walks to score their trio of runs in the third inning. But the offense could only manage a pair of hits off Jurrjens, and fell to their division rival.
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Series at a glance:
ATL
Atlanta (12-11)
Won 2
Atlanta 6, NY Mets 3   NYM
NY Mets (11-11)
Lost 2
April 25, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Atlanta
1 0 0 1 1 2 1 0 0   6 13 0
NY Mets
0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0   3 2 1
Standings thru 4/25/08  |  Recap: ATL | NYM  |  Gameday  |  Braves stats  |  Mets stats
AtlantaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Johnson, 2B3224101.267
Escobar, SS0000000.310
  Prado, SS4000004.241
Jones, C, 3B4010101.433
Teixeira, 1B5021001.253
McCann, C4120112.296
Francoeur, RF5011005.287
Diaz, LF4100124.293
Blanco, CF4130100.462
Jurrjens, P1110000.111
  a-Kotsay, PH1010000.267
  Ohman, P0000000.000
  Boyer, P0000000.000
  b-Gotay, PH1000001.200
  Ring, P0000000.000
  Acosta, P0000000.000
Totals3661365319 

a-Singled for Jurrjens in the 7th. b-Grounded out for Boyer in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: McCann (7, Pelfrey), Francoeur (8, Pelfrey), Teixeira (4, Schoeneweis).
HR: Johnson (4, 6th inning off Pelfrey, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Johnson 5; Jones, C; Teixeira 3; McCann 3; Francoeur 2; Blanco 3; Jurrjens; Kotsay.
RBI: Teixeira (15), Johnson 4 (11), Francoeur (19).
2-out RBI: Francoeur; Johnson.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Diaz 3; Prado 3; McCann 2.
S: Escobar; Jurrjens 2.
SF: Johnson.
GIDP: Francoeur.
Team LOB: 12.

 
NY MetsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Reyes, SS4000014.247
Castillo, 2B3100102.261
Wright, 3B3001100.284
Beltran, CF3001100.221
Church, RF3001120.337
Pagan, LF3000023.280
  Feliciano, P0000000.000
  Sanchez, P0000000.000
  b-Delgado, PH1000010.195
Anderson, 1B2110000.158
  a-Easley, PH-1B2000000.258
Casanova, C3110100.269
Pelfrey, P1000000.000
  Schoeneweis, P0000000.000
  Smith, P0000000.000
  Chavez, LF0000100.167
Totals28323669 

a-Flied out for Anderson in the 7th. b-Struck out for Sanchez in the 9th.

BATTING
TB: Anderson; Casanova.
RBI: Wright (20), Beltran (11), Church (15).
2-out RBI: Wright; Beltran; Church.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Pagan 2; Castillo.
S: Pelfrey.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Reyes (4, throw).
PB: Casanova (1).
DP: (Pelfrey-Reyes-Anderson).

 
AtlantaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Jurrjens (W, 3-2)6.02334403.45
Ohman (H, 3)1.00002001.00
Boyer (H, 4)1.00000103.68
Ring (H, 2)0.10000109.82
Acosta 0.20000003.09
 
NY MetsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Pelfrey (L, 2-1)5.19554114.43
Schoeneweis 0.21000103.00
Smith 0.22110003.27
Feliciano 1.11000001.35
Sanchez 1.00001100.00

Pitches-strikes: Jurrjens 107-63, Ohman 20-9, Boyer 12-9, Ring 5-3, Acosta 7-6, Pelfrey 99-55, Schoeneweis 9-7, Smith 15-9, Feliciano 17-10, Sanchez 16-8.
Ground outs-fly outs: Jurrjens 9-5, Ohman 0-3, Boyer 1-1, Ring 0-0, Acosta 2-0, Pelfrey 10-5, Schoeneweis 0-1, Smith 2-0, Feliciano 2-2, Sanchez 2-0.
Batters faced: Jurrjens 24, Ohman 5, Boyer 3, Ring 1, Acosta 2, Pelfrey 29, Schoeneweis 3, Smith 4, Feliciano 5, Sanchez 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Schoeneweis 1-0, Feliciano 2-1.
EjectionsAtlanta Braves Manager Bobby Cox ejected by HP umpire Tim McClelland. (3rd).
Umpires: HP: Tim McClelland. 1B: Larry Vanover. 2B: Mike Everitt. 3B: Mike DiMuro.
Weather: 62 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 14 mph, R to L.
T: 3:06.
Att: 52,495.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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